adjective see oxidase

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oxidasic — See oxidase. * * * …   Universalium

  • oxidasic — adj. of oxidase, pertaining to an enzyme which aids in oxidation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxidasic — ox·i·da·sic …   English syllables

  • oxidasic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|dāsik, āzik adjective : of, like, or relating to an oxidase …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxidase — oxidasic /ok si day sik, zik/, adj. /ok si days , dayz /, n. Biochem. any of a class of oxidoreductases that catalyze the oxidation of a substrate by molecular oxygen with the formation, in most cases, of hydrogen peroxide. [1895 1900; OXIDE +… …   Universalium

  • oxidase — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1896 any of various enzymes that catalyze oxidations; especially one able to react directly with molecular oxygen • oxidasic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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